Articles about Nifty

Sensex, Nifty hit record highs as markets welcome vaccine news

10 Nov 2020

Business
Sensex, Nifty hit record highs as markets welcome vaccine news

Domestic stock markets hit fresh record highs on Tuesday as drugmakers Pfizer and BioNTech announced that their COVID-19 vaccine candidate was over 90% effective.

Why Sitharaman's stimulus package has left stock market unimpressed

14 May 2020

Business
Why Sitharaman's stimulus package has left stock market unimpressed

Domestic stocks plunged on Thursday as the government's stimulus package to revive the economy left investors unimpressed.

Sensex crashes 2,300 points; records biggest single-day fall in decade

09 Mar 2020

Business
Sensex crashes 2,300 points; records biggest single-day fall in decade

Market indices Sensex and Nifty crashed on Monday trading 6% lower in the biggest single-day fall in at least a decade.

Government cuts corporate tax rate to 22% for domestic companies

20 Sep 2019

Business
Government cuts corporate tax rate to 22% for domestic companies

In a move which is expected to boost growth and provide some respite to the sluggish economy, the government has decided to slash income tax for corporates.

Sensex plunges over 900 points, Nifty slips below 11,600 points

08 Jul 2019

Business
Sensex plunges over 900 points, Nifty slips below 11,600 points

Benchmark equity indexes S&P BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty 50 continued to decline for a second consecutive session on Monday. Sensex lost over 900 points in late afternoon trade, while the broader Nifty tanked by over 245 points.

#Verdict2019: Sensex crosses 40,000 points for the first time

23 May 2019

Business
#Verdict2019: Sensex crosses 40,000 points for the first time

On Thursday, as election results began emerging, markets jumped with happiness.

Sensex jumps 1,000 points after exit-polls predict win for NDA

20 May 2019

Business
Sensex jumps 1,000 points after exit-polls predict win for NDA

After exit polls predicted NDA's win on Sunday, Sensex saw a surge of 950 points. While S&P BSE Sensex jumped over 950 points, Nifty climbed over 280 points.

Sensex jumps over 100 pts, Nifty above 10,800 level

25 Feb 2019

Business
Sensex jumps over 100 pts, Nifty above 10,800 level

Stocks staged a strong comeback in early trade today, with the BSE Sensex reclaiming the 36,000-mark by surging over 100 points on heavy foreign fund inflows and increased buying by domestic institutional investors.

Nifty turns choppy ahead of RBI meet, investors cautious

05 Feb 2019

Business
Nifty turns choppy ahead of RBI meet, investors cautious

Benchmark indices started on a choppy note today as investors turned cautious amid selling by domestic and foreign funds ahead of RBI's monetary policy review.

Sensex jumps over 100 points ahead of Budget 2019

01 Feb 2019

Business
Sensex jumps over 100 points ahead of Budget 2019

The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) benchmark Sensex today jumped over 100 points ahead of the Budget presentation by acting Finance Minister Piyush Goyal amid heavy buying by foreign portfolio investors.

#FinancialBytes: 6 YouTube Channels to become a stock market trader

01 Jan 2019

Business
#FinancialBytes: 6 YouTube Channels to become a stock market trader

The stock market is a popular investment avenue to build wealth over time. But stock market trading is a tricky game that requires solid knowledge of how things work.

Sensex rises over 200 points, Nifty reclaims 10,800 mark

13 Dec 2018

Business
Sensex rises over 200 points, Nifty reclaims 10,800 mark

The equity benchmark BSE Sensex today rose 263.70 points, or 0.74%, to 36,042.77 in early trade, a day after Shaktikanta Das took charge as the new Governor of RBI and promised to take all stakeholders along on key policy issues to maintain growth while keeping inflation under check.

Assembly poll results, Urjit Patel's sudden resignation upset market

11 Dec 2018

India
Assembly poll results, Urjit Patel's sudden resignation upset market

Benchmark equity indices opened with heavy losses today, as investors were on edge ahead of the final assembly election results from five states, amid plummeting rupee after RBI Governor Urjit Patel's unexpected resignation.

Rupee falls 10p to 70.89 against USD in early trade

28 Nov 2018

Business
Rupee falls 10p to 70.89 against USD in early trade

The rupee depreciated by 10 paise to 70.89 against USD in early trade today at the interbank foreign exchange amid strengthening of the USD against some currencies overseas.

Sensex falls over 200 points on weak global cues

21 Nov 2018

Business
Sensex falls over 200 points on weak global cues

The BSE benchmark Sensex fell over 200 points in early trade today following weak global cues amid fresh foreign fund outflows.

Sensex rises 115.89 points on fresh fund inflow, strong rupee

15 Nov 2018

Business
Sensex rises 115.89 points on fresh fund inflow, strong rupee

The 30-share BSE benchmark Sensex rose 115.89 points, or 0.33%, to 35,257.88 and the NSE Nifty regained 10,600-mark today backed by gains in auto, pharma, energy, and financial stocks, amid fresh foreign fund inflows and easing global crude prices.

Sensex recovers 600pts ahead of key macro-data, Nifty reclaims 10,400

12 Oct 2018

Business
Sensex recovers 600pts ahead of key macro-data, Nifty reclaims 10,400

The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) benchmark Sensex staged a strong comeback by recovering over 600 points in opening trade today following fresh purchases made by domestic investors ahead of key macroeconomic data to be released later in the day, amid fall in global crude prices and rupee recovery.

Sensex plummets over 800-points on sinking rupee, weak global cues

04 Oct 2018

Business
Sensex plummets over 800-points on sinking rupee, weak global cues

The BSE benchmark Sensex plummeted over 800-points in the afternoon session today as rupee sank to another low amid boiling crude prices, weak global cues.

Rupee sinks to lifetime low of 71.10 against USD

03 Sep 2018

Business
Rupee sinks to lifetime low of 71.10 against USD

The Indian Rupee nosedived to a new lifetime low of 71.10, shedding 10 paise against the USD in late afternoon trade today, tracking weakening trend in emerging market currencies.

Sensex hits historic 38,000 mark; Nifty tops 11,495

09 Aug 2018

Business
Sensex hits historic 38,000 mark; Nifty tops 11,495

The BSE Sensex hit the 38,000 level for the first time today on widespread buying in banking, energy, and PSU stocks amid unabated inflows by domestic and foreign institutional investors.

Sensex hits 37,000 mark for the first time

26 Jul 2018

Business
Sensex hits 37,000 mark for the first time

The BSE Sensex crossed the 37,000-mark for the first time today by jumping 156.42 points, or 0.42%, to 37,014.65 in early trade today, breaching its previous intra-day record of 36,947.18 hit yesterday.

BSE rebounds 69 points; market opens higher ahead of RBI-policy

06 Jun 2018

Business
BSE rebounds 69 points; market opens higher ahead of RBI-policy

BSE Sensex rebounded over 69 points in opening trade, breaking its three-day losing run, ahead of RBI's bi-monthly policy meet.

Sensex zooms 260 points as BJP takes lead in Karnataka

15 May 2018

Business
Sensex zooms 260 points as BJP takes lead in Karnataka

After opening lower, the benchmark BSE Sensex soared over 260 points in the early trade today after the Bharatiya Janata Party took the lead in the Karnataka State Assembly election results.

Sensex rises over 128 points on firm global cues

10 May 2018

Business
Sensex rises over 128 points on firm global cues

The BSE Sensex rallied over 128 points to 35,447.43 in early session today, maintaining its positive form for the fourth straight day on positive cues from global markets.

Sensex surges over 146 points in opening trade

07 May 2018

Business
Sensex surges over 146 points in opening trade

Market benchmark Sensex surged over 146 points in opening trade today on fresh buying by domestic institutional investors amid a strengthening rupee.

Sensex gains 166 points, Nifty tops 10,600-level

24 Apr 2018

Business
Sensex gains 166 points, Nifty tops 10,600-level

Benchmark indices managed to close higher for the second session today, led by gains in refinery, capital goods, healthcare, auto, and banking stocks amid firming trend in global markets.

Mumbai: BSE gains over 100 points, Nifty above 10,350

09 Apr 2018

Business
Mumbai: BSE gains over 100 points, Nifty above 10,350

The benchmark BSE Sensex advanced over 100 points in early trade today on sustained buying by domestic institutional investors amid firm Asian cues.

Ahead of RBI policy meet, Sensex rises nearly 100 points

04 Apr 2018

Business
Ahead of RBI policy meet, Sensex rises nearly 100 points

The BSE Sensex rose nearly 100 points in opening trade on Wednesday ahead of Reserve Bank of India's monetary policy review that begins today.

Sensex begins FY19 on firm note, rises over 100 points

02 Apr 2018

Business
Sensex begins FY19 on firm note, rises over 100 points

Domestic equities opened on a firm note on the first trading day of the new financial year 2018-19 today, with Sensex reclaiming the 33,000-mark by rising over 100 points amid positive global cues.

Sensex rebounds 274 points, Nifty above 10,200-mark, seeing opening gains

09 Mar 2018

Business
Sensex rebounds 274 points, Nifty above 10,200-mark, seeing opening gains

Snapping their six-day losing streak, stocks staged a strong comeback in early trade today, with BSE Sensex rebounding by 274 points and Nifty recapturing the 10,200-mark on fresh buying by domestic institutional investors.

These Indian stocks are going strong despite global market turmoil

10 Feb 2018

Business
These Indian stocks are going strong despite global market turmoil

Stock markets around the world plunged earlier this week, suffering losses following a 4.6% drop in US Dow Jones.

Sensex plunges 1270 points, the biggest decline since 2015

06 Feb 2018

Business
Sensex plunges 1270 points, the biggest decline since 2015

The BSE's benchmark Sensex crashed below the 34,000-mark, plunging 1,271 points to 33,482.81 while NSE's Nifty50 sank below the 10,300-mark, slumping 390 points to 10,276.

After Budget, Sensex closes 839 points lower, Nifty cracks too

02 Feb 2018

Business
After Budget, Sensex closes 839 points lower, Nifty cracks too

A day after Budget 2018, the markets shuddered and benchmark indices fell sharply, a consequence of the new long-term capital gains (LTCG) tax and other factors, analysts said.

Trade outlook for muhurat: How Nifty50 will move on Diwali

19 Oct 2017

Business
Trade outlook for muhurat: How Nifty50 will move on Diwali

Minor cracks appeared in trade on Wednesday, practically the last trading day of the week; there's just a one-hour muhurat session on Thursday (Diwali) and Friday is a trading holiday.

Nifty 50: How does it actually work?

06 Sep 2017

Business
Nifty 50: How does it actually work?

Post periodic review by India Index Services and Products (IISL), the National Stock Exchange's (NSE) will move ACC, Bank of Baroda, Tata Power and Tata Motors DVR from its benchmark Nifty 50 index.

Nifty 50: How does it actually work?

31 Aug 2017

Business
Nifty 50: How does it actually work?

Post periodic review by India Index Services and Products (IISL), the National Stock Exchange's (NSE) will move ACC, Bank of Baroda, Tata Power and Tata Motors DVR from its benchmark Nifty 50 index.

Nifty50 reaches 10,000 for the first time ever

25 Jul 2017

Business
Nifty50 reaches 10,000 for the first time ever

Nifty50 has finally hit the coveted 10,000 in the opening trade on Tuesday.

Why India's biggest stock exchange had to shut

10 Jul 2017

Business
Why India's biggest stock exchange had to shut

Technical glitches are suddenly becoming a common affair in bourses. Previously, this month a glitch occurred in NASDAQ, which set Apple, Microsoft and other key stocks at a fixed rate.

Sensex rallies, Nifty peaks to 8850

16 Sep 2016

Business
Sensex rallies, Nifty peaks to 8850

India's benchmark indices, the BSE Sensex and the NSE Nifty rose over a percent today.

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